Could This Happen In Your Neighborhood?

Photo: Damon Winter/The New York Times

"Mary Propson sits in her backyard, which borders farmland on which a dairy spreads manure. A few years ago, trucks dumped load after load of waste on the fields near her home, she said. Her husband, Vern, protested and warned that the concentrated dumping would ruin his well. Shortly thereafter, the water became undrinkable."

Read more at the NY Times.


Anonymous said...

This could be the future of Erin Prairie if the Schottler Dairy proposal goes through!

Sunny Badger said...

I talked to a guy in California today who drives past these dairy operations in the Central Valley and he said the smell with knock you over. Keep your windows rolled up!